‘The Biggest Climate Story No One Is Talking About’ | The New York Times

‘…Getting rid of coal power is a huge challenge. Even as Germany has scaled up wind and solar, it has also been shutting down its low-carbon nuclear plants. Coal — the most carbon-intensive energy source — has been largely left untouched, and now generates 40 percent of the country’s electricity. Much of that is from lignite, a low-grade and particularly dirty form of coal.’

Source: ‘The Biggest Climate Story No One Is Talking About’ | The New York Times